Pikes Peak Region Trails and Open Space: Rich History, Abundant Assets, Promising Future

May 13, 2016

Nearly 300 community members attended this Heritage Series session focused on trails and open space, both critical dimensions to our heritage and backyard recreation and tourism.  Panelists included nonprofit leaders in open space and trails, local government, natural resource management, among others.  

Governor John Hickenlooper delivered opening remarks concerning his Office's initiative: Colorado the Beautiful's "16 in 2016"  that includes "Ring the Peak" trail. Lise Aangeenbrug, Executive Director of Great Outdoors Colorado highlighted GOCO's new five-year strategic plan: "Protect, Connect, Inspire," as the event's keynote speaker.